Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The transaction log for database 'dbname' is full due to 'XTP_CHECKPOINT'‏

When using In-Memory OLTP in SQL Server 2014, under certain conditions you might get the below error message:

The transaction log for database '[database_name]' is full due to 'XTP_CHECKPOINT'‏ 

This was fixed in Cumulative Update 3 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

More information about the fix can be found here.
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